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By Shane Lasley
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Greens Creek hits 10.5M oz silver in 2020

SE Alaska mine helps Hecla exceed annual silver expectations North of 60 Mining News – January 15, 2021


Last updated 1/22/2021 at 5:03am

Greens Creek Hecla Mining Phillips Baker Jr. silver mine Southeast Alaska

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A semi-autonomous loader working at Hecla's Greens Creek Mine, which produced 10.5 million oz of silver during 2020.

Hecla Mining Company Jan. 13 reported that its Greens Creek Mine in Southeast Alaska produced 10.5 million ounces of silver in 2020, a 6% increase over the 9.9 million oz produced the prior year and the highest annual production since the Idaho-based company bought full ownership of the operation in 2008.

Greens Creek attributed 77% of the 13.5 million oz of silver produced at all of Hecla's o...

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